Going the Distance

A few months ago, while mulling over the idea of running the Traveler, I decided I would enter the Full Moon 50k in July (my second 50k), and then, if things went well, I would enter the Do-Wacka-Do 50 Mile Trail Run in September.  In the grand scheme of things this seemed like a really... Continue Reading →

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Mt. Magazine 18 Miler

What do you do when you have friends in Fayetteville and friends in Little Rock and you want to run with them all at the same time?  You find a place in between the two with awesome "trails out the wazoo and...the highest point in Arkansas" and you put together a race.  That's according to Paul Turner,... Continue Reading →

Pros and Cons of Running Alone

It is not uncommon for me to run a few miles by myself during the week through the neighborhood.   Normally my long runs on the weekend are done with several people and while they may be a good half mile or so ahead of me, I know they are out there and waiting for me to... Continue Reading →

Hoof it for Heifer 20k

Talk about a tough course.  This is one of the toughest courses I have run.  It is also one of the most beautiful courses.  There is something to see around every turn, on top of every hill, in every valley and just about every step along the way from the very beginning until the very... Continue Reading →

Adam Brown 5k Shamrock Run

On March 17, 2010, Adam Brown, a member of Seal Team Six, lost his life in Afghanistan and changed not only the lives of his family forever, but of so many more that have come to know Adam through his story.   Adam left a legacy so remarkable that a book was written about him and... Continue Reading →

Village Creek 25k

I've lived in Arkansas nearly all my life.  I've visited most all of the southern states in the United States and there is no place that I would rather live than Arkansas.  The state parks here some of the most beautiful places on earth. The Village Creek 25k was held at the Village Creek State Park... Continue Reading →

Derek Mitchell

Numbers from the doctor, that’s how it began.  Numbers.  Sometimes they shock us into reality. That’s how it began for Derek Mitchell, truthfully that’s how it begins for many of … Source: Derek Mitchell

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